Honeymoons in Hawaii

We’ve all witnessed the breathtaking beauty of Hawaii’s lush, green hilly landscape in photos, or on television or in the movies. If for no other reason at all, take your honeymoon in Hawaii solely for the purpose of experiencing the natural beauty. Hawaii is possibly the most unique state in the United States. It is the only state made up completely of islands, it enjoys a unique native culture in addition to Asian and North American influences, it is technically a part of Oceania (Polynesia), and it is the only state where coffee is grown. The tropical climate is also a big plus point for those planning a honeymoon in Hawaii.
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Hawaii Overview

The Hawaii that most tourists are familiar with consists of the eight largest islands, including Hawaii. Hawaii itself is the largest, or main island, and is usually referred to as ‘The Big Island’ in order to differentiate it from the state in general. In total though, the state of Hawaii is made up of hundreds of islands, spread over a distance of more than 2400 km. Hawaii is possibly most famous for its volcanic landscape, as a surf destination, as the home of Pearl Harbour, and for its luaus; a Hawaiin feast. Plan your honeymoon in Hawaii and you will find that there is much more to discover, including numerous cultural events, film festivals, and of course, an international hula dancing competition. The people of Hawaii are known for their warm hospitality and big smiles, and will welcome you on your honeymoon in Hawaii. And of course, the beaches aren’t bad either!

If you’re planning your honeymoon in Hawaii, don’t forget to include these activities in your itinerary!:
- Go see the volcanoes at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Take a hike through deserts and rainforests, and get acquainted with Pele, the volcano goddess.
- Take part in a luau! A traditional Hawaiian event, you’ll be treated to great food, games and lessons in lei making.
- Visit the Iolani Palace on Oahu. It’s the only royal palace in the United States!

Key Facts for Hawaii

Currency: U.S Dolllar

Capital: Honolulu

Languages: English, Hawaiian

Flight time: 14 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Hawaii

When to go:
Hawaii enjoys a tropical climate, characterised by a wet season (October to April) and a dry season (May to September). Temperatures are pleasant year round, and fluctuate between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius for most of the year. As Hawaii does have areas of higher elevation, it is possible to experience snowfall in some parts of the state, as well as colder temperatures - if that’s your preference. A honeymoon in Hawaii can be enjoyed anytime of the year, where you can rely on sunshine during the day and warm nights.

Flight Information:
KLM offer flights from Dublin via Amsterdam and Los Angeles to Honolulu. Total flying time to start your honeymoon in Hawaii is just less than one day!

US The local currency is Lempira however US Dollars are also used.

Travel Documents
Couples traveling from Ireland for a honeymoon in Hawaii do not require a visa to enter the United States. You will be required to be in possession of a valid passport, and to apply at least 72 hours in advance for a visa waiver online. This application can be made in a couple of minutes and is free of charge. Visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov for more details and to complete the application. Without this waiver, you will not be permitted to board any flight heading for the United States, so be sure to complete the application before you leave for your honeymoon in Hawaii.

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Getting Married in Hawaii

With a tropical climate, beautiful mountain scenery and beaches to die for, Hawaii makes the perfect destination for your wedding abroad. Whether you want to get married on one of the beautiful sandy beaches or in one of the stunning resorts, Hawaii will have something that is perfect for you. So picturesque, a wedding abroad in Hawaii will leave you with amazing memories and some fantastic wedding photographs that you will treasure forever. You can say your vows while looking across the crystal clear waters and the lush green plantations. As well as a beautiful location to get married in, Hawaii is also a fantastic honeymoon destination so why not extend your stay after the wedding and take in some of the beautiful sites or get involved in some water sports for a bit of adventure.

Marriage Requirements


The legal age to marry is 18 years for both males and females

Proof of age is required. A certified copy of a birth certificate must be presented for anyone 18 years of age or under. A valid I.D. or driver’s license may be presented for anyone 19 years of age or over.

If previously married, proof of original divorce decree or death certificate needs to be presented to the marriage agent by the applicant if the divorce or death was final within 30 days of applying for a marriage license

For any person to lawfully marry in the State of Hawaii, a license for that purpose must be obtained from an authorized agent. Once the license has been issued, there is no waiting period before the marriage can take place.

For more information you can visit http://hawaii.gov/health/vital-records/vital-records/marriage/index.html

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